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Clan Apis
this was on a list of proposed books for our students....proposed by a teacher....even though i'm not finished with it, i know it's not gonna make the ...more
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Apr 13, 2009
Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's Wildlife
i was really excited when i got this book, but then after i went through it, i found that i was disappointed with the selections included. i know it's ...more
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Apr 25, 2010
The World Without Us
3.79 i'm in no shape way or form a tree hugger....and this book did not make me one, but man did it make me think. i don't know how accurate some o ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
this was a totally fascinating book....even though there was a lot of science information, at no time did i feel like i was totally lost......great bo ...more
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Jun 30, 2010
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
soooo.....i'm almost 100 pages in and i guess you could say i now understand more about the theory of relativity than i ever did before....though it's ...more
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Mar 14, 2010
Earth from Above: 365 Days
i got this book from a "last chance" bin at barnes and noble, but it was one that i had looked at, and wanted for many years. needless to say, it didn ...more
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Jun 05, 2010
Einstein: His Life and Universe
as i said in my american prometheus review, i'm reading this one, but not very much. it's a good book, but it dwells a little too much on his science, ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 22, 2008
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
i'm really into bios and histories right now, and i got this book after starting isaacson's einstein book, and i have to admit, i stopped reading isaa ...more
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Jan 22, 2008
Winter World
i picked this up as part of a buy two get one free deal, and i found it to be a really interesting book. i think that even though the author did his r ...more
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Feb 06, 2008
Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex? More Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Whiskey Sour
like i said about nipples, this was another disappointment. i don't understand how a book about these topics could be so boring. i guess it must be th ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
Do Fish Drink Water?: Puzzling and Improbable Questions and Answers
i like getting little info nuggets, and so this book was perfect for that. i even used the stories in class. the one they liked the best was the one a ...more
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Feb 22, 2008
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
so, i read this quite a while ago, but i was just thinking about it the otehr day. it was a very interesting book, and i liked how it was written with ...more
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Mar 14, 2008
Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson
what can i say...i'm from mn and this guys's like a god to many from mn....though not me. he's like the orginal tree hugger, so you wouldn't think i'm ...more
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May 13, 2008
Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini
i really like books that give you totally useless info that no one outside of a gameshow contestant would ever need, but this book, and its companion, ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
A Sand County Almanac with Other Essays on Conservation from Round River
i was a ta for my high school biology teacher and he gave me this book as a gift. it was great, and it really is something that anyone that enjoys nat ...more
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Feb 20, 2008
Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization's End
this is a really interesting book so far. kinda sciency at times, but basically pretty accessible.
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Aug 13, 2008
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